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Seasonal hunger and public policies

Shahidur R. Khandker

Seasonal hunger and public policies

evidence from northwest Bangladesh

by Shahidur R. Khandker

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Published by World Bank in Washington D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Food supply,
  • Planning,
  • Seasonal variations,
  • Nutrition policy,
  • Hunger

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementShahidur R. Khandker, Wahiduddin Mahmud
    ContributionsMahmud, Wahiduddin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9017.B32 K43 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25316775M
    ISBN 109780821395530, 9780821395547
    LC Control Number2012017463

    In addition to anti-hunger programs, Feeding America also works on federal tax policies that help get more food to food banks. However, we realize it may seem a bit like alphabet soup with so many program acronyms. Let us help you decode it. Use our chart to learn how the food assistance programs differ and who they are each meant for. Relative to chronic hunger, seasonal hunger in rural and urban areas of Africa is poorly understood. This paper examines the extent and potential correlates of seasonal hunger in Malawi using panel data from – We find that both urban and rural households report seasonal hunger in .

      Drawing on field research in Malawi, India, Niger, Ethiopia, Ghana, and Namibia, Seasons of Hunger demonstrates that there presents a wide range of effective strategies for preventing seasonal hunger. Through testimonies and case studies, the book traces the real costs of cyclical hunger on vulnerable communities around the world. Downloadable! The hunger season is the time of year when many farmers in developing countries run out of their previous year's harvest and have trouble purchasing staple foods because this time of year has the highest prices. This paper constructs a theoretical model to address such seasonality of food deprivation, and by using three years of weekly household panel data, empirically tests the.

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Seasonal hunger and public policies by Shahidur R. Khandker Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book also presents an evaluation of several policy interventions launched recently in mitigating seasonality, which provide a test case of what works and what does not in combating seasonal hunger.

The major findings of the book are the following: (a) Policies to improve food security should explicitly take into account the seasonal Cited by: The book also presents an evaluation of several policy intervention s launched recently in mitigating seasonality, which provide a test case of what works and what does not in combating seasonal hunger.

The major findings of the book are the following: (a) Policies to improve food security should explicitly take into account the seasonal. The book has nine chapters. Chapter two looks at the key conceptual issues and presents a global perspective on the challenge of addressing seasonal hunger. Chapter three brings Bangladesh's reality to the fore regarding seasonal poverty and food insecurity and the vulnerability of the northwest region.

Seasonal Hunger and Public Policies. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xxiv, pages: illustrations, map ; 23 cm. Contents: Introduction --Understanding seasonal hunger: key issues in a global perspective --Seasonal poverty and hunger in Bangladesh: vulnerability of the northwest region --Household vulnerability and coping strategies --Effects of policies and.

Seasonal hunger and public policies: evidence from Northwest Bangladesh (英语) 摘要. Seasonal hunger induced by agricultural seasonality is often a characteristic feature of rural poverty.

The evidence of seasonal distress in many agrarian societies can be found in the narratives of economic historians.

With agricultural diversification Cited by: Seasonal hunger and public policies: evidence from Northwest Bangladesh (Английский) Аннотация. Seasonal hunger induced by agricultural seasonality is often a characteristic feature of rural poverty.

The evidence of seasonal distress in many agrarian societies. Seasonal hunger and public policies: evidence from Northwest Bangladesh (الانكليزية) الخلاصة.

Seasonal hunger induced by agricultural seasonality is often a characteristic feature of rural poverty. The evidence of seasonal distress in many agrarian societies can be found in the narratives of economic historians. Seasonal hunger and public policies: evidence from Northwest Bangladesh (English) Abstract.

Seasonal hunger induced by agricultural seasonality is often a characteristic feature of rural poverty. The evidence of seasonal distress in many agrarian societies can be found in the narratives of economic historians.

With agricultural diversification. Seasonal hunger and public policies: evidence from northwest Bangladesh / Shahidur R. Khandker, Wahiduddin Mahmud. Includes bibliographical references. ISBN ISBN (electronic) 1. Food supply Seasonal variations Bangladesh.

Hunger Bangladesh. Nutrition policy Bangladesh Planning. Mahmud. Downloadable. Seasonal hunger induced by agricultural seasonality is often a characteristic feature of rural poverty. The evidence of seasonal distress in many agrarian societies can be found in the narratives of economic historians.

With agricultural diversification made possible through technological breakthroughs in many parts of the developing world, the severity of seasonal stress and. Seasonal hunger persists in many agricultural area of tropical Asia, in spite of movement towards diversification.

This book provides an exhaustive inquiry of seasonal hunger in rural Bangladesh, with a special emphasis on the country’s vulnerable northwest region. By combining regional surveys with large data sets from nationally representative household surveys, the authors.

Get this from a library. Seasonal Hunger and Public Policies: Evidence from Northwest Bangladesh. [Shahidur R Khandker; Wahiduddin Mahmud] -- Agricultural development through crop diversification, irrigation, high yielding crop varieties, and public investments in infrastructure has improved food security and its seasonal dimension.

A World Full of Good Ideas. However, this essay—which summarizes more extended arguments made by the authors in the book Seasons of Hunger: Fighting Cycles of Quiet Starvation Among the World’s Rural Poor—argues that seasonal hunger is not ments across the world have experimented with a wide array of policies that have proven successful in combating seasonal hunger.

Seasonal Hunger and Public Policies: A Case Study of Bangladesh, the World Bank, Washington, DC (forthcoming). Khandker, Shahidur R., and Wahiduddin Mahmud. “Mitigating Seasonal Hunger: Evidence from Northwest Bangladesh,” Policy Note, Institute of Microfinance, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Seasonal Hunger and Public Policies Evidence from Northwest Bangladesh Shahidur R.

Khandker and Wahiduddin Mahmud THE WORLD BANK Washington, D.C. Contents Foreword Preface About the Authors Abbreviations Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Introduction Notes References Understanding Seasonal Hunger. Public Policy Responses to Hunger.

T his chapter explores the public policy responses to childhood hunger. This topic includes the impact of the food safety net and the extent to which childhood hunger and food insecurity persist due to gaps in program coverage, the inability of potential participants to access programs, and the insufficiency of program benefits or services.

A new book, 'Seasons of Hunger' was also presented. It documents the failure of past and current policies to recognise and address seasonal dimensions of poverty.

‘Seasons of Hunger’ also reveals encouraging success stories, and provides a costed programme for a minimum intervention package to fight seasonal hunger globally. Books at Amazon.

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Seasonal hunger, in particular is a persistent, insidious form of hunger that affects generations of people in a geographic region. Unlike famine, this period of food scarcity is a quiet cycle of predictable starvation that occurs between harvest seasons, when the previous year’s food stocks have dwindled, food prices are high, and income is scarce.

Seasonal hunger: 1. It is related to cycles of food groeing and harvesting. This is prevalent in rural areas because of seasonal nature of agriculture and in urban areas bcoz of casual labour. It oocurs in community or society at onlyn certain yimes of the year.

Patter of seasonal hunger persist year after year. Chronic Hunger: 1. The book has nine chapters. Chapter two looks at the key conceptual issues and presents a global perspective on the challenge of addressing seasonal hunger.

Chapter three brings Bangladesh's reality to the fore regarding seasonal poverty and food insecurity and the vulnerability of the northwest region.

Update: cited this book extensively for a project I'm working on, and I just want to emphasize how concise and clearly this work names and explains the interacting causes and devastating, multi-layered impacts of seasonal hunger, beautifully summed up on page “Famine is often the result of seasonal h/5(1).Seasonal hunger and public policies: evidence from Northwest Bangladesh (English) Seasonal hunger induced by agricultural seasonality is often a characteristic feature of rural poverty.